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上传日期 2016年5月16日

记录日期 五月 2016

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邻近 Winchester, England (United Kingdom)

Cycling the South Downs Way, from Winchester to Eastbourne, 100 miles in 2 days.

Fantastic route, 160 km of bridleways in South East England, a great surprise. In fact, much better than expected.

The ride was harder than expected as well... not because of its length or technical difficulty, but due to its 3,800 m of ascent, some of them quite steep (needed to dismount several times).

With a maximum height of 245 meters above sea level, how is it possible to climb so many meters in such a narrow band? The answer is simple, the whole trail is a huge roller coaster. Every time you cross a river or a major road, you know what comes next!

- First day, from Winchester station to Truleigh Hill youth hostel, right on the South Downs Way, 104 km - 2,400 m - 11 hours

- Second day, from the youth hostel to Eastbourne station, following the bridleway route through Jevington, 61 km - 1,400 m - 7 hours

The time needed to complete the South Downs Way will depend on many factors, such as your fitness level, type of bike, weight carried, surface condition, wind direction, punctures, diversions... In my case it turned out to be quite longer than what I had "calculated" beforehand, and I guess the same thing has happened to other people as well.

Everything regarding the South Downs Way is very well explained at:
http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/south-downs-way

The best advice given there may be this one:

"It is also worth remembering that except for a few exceptions most pubs, cafes and shops are off the Trail, therefore you should take some snacks and drink with you to ensure you don’t get caught out."

To be repeated!
危险

A24, dangerous crossing

火车站

Eastbourne Rail Station

Eastbourne Station Terminus Road Eastbourne, E.SUSSEX, BN21 3, GBR
供应点

Farm shop

兴趣点

End

兴趣点

Hang-gliders

供应点

Meon Springs

路口

No cliffs for riders

供应点

Alfriston, pubs and shops

供应点

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

River Adur

River Arun

River Cuckmere

River Meon

River Ouse

火车站

Southease Rail Station

兴趣点

Start

路口

Repair works, diversion

水源

Drinking water 1

水源

Drinking water n

火车站

Winchester Rail Station

Winchester Station Station Hill Winchester, HANTS, SO23 8, GBR
山间小屋

YHA Truleigh Hill

4则评论

  • 的照片 soruman

    soruman 2016-6-22

    Menudo rutón!

    Y muy completa descripción,Hace tiempo que tenía pensado hacerla. A ver si lío a alguien para que me acompañe, je,je.
    Por lo visto hay gente por aquí que se la hace en una sola etapa y del tirón. Mucha tela me parece a mi para un sólo día aunque estemos en forma...

    Un saludo

    http://londresapedales.blogspot.co.uk/



  • 的照片 alfredodeandres

    alfredodeandres 2016-6-23

    Pues sí, un rutón, y de lo más bonito, la verdad. Si quieres hacerla en un día igual te interesa ir este16 de julio que lo organiza la British Heart Foundation, siempre motiva ver a más gente sufriendo como tú! Y si no, en dos días se disfruta mucho...

  • Hubert 2016-8-16

    I have donne this Trail in may this Year and I LinkedIn It very much.
    Realy beautifull.
    Hubert Watine from Cergy Near Paris.

  • 的照片 musclesue

    musclesue 2018-6-6

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    Hilly , chalky in places, area around Winchester hill can be muddy, great trail though , do it over a few days to make it a jolly, do it in a day for a real challenge

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